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The tabby slave cabins at Gascoigne Bluff will be open to the public for guided educational tours by the Cassina Garden Club docents between 10am-noon on Saturday, February 2nd and on the first and third Saturdays of the month from February-May. Read more

Culture & History

For more than 40 years, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation has recognized preservation projects in the state that have made significant contributions to the field of historic preservation. This year, Cassina Garden Club was honored. Read more

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Fort Frederica River View

Joe Loehle

The Southeastern coast has such stories to tell about the birth and growth of this place called America. Visit the forts we have within a few hours driving distance to learn more about the battles that took place to maintain her freedom. Read more

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Benjamin Galland, h2o creative group

Sapelo Island is almost another world. Learn more about this unique community by attending a tour hosted by the Coastal Georgia Historical Society. A new book by Buddy Sullivan and illustrated with photography by Ben Galland provides a virtual visit. Read more

Culture & History

Ophelia Dent with her shotgun, dogs, and rice bird

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation archives

Mason Stewart shares the story of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, a river plantation in Coastal Georgia, and the indomitable spirit that kept it alive through its 167-year family history. Historic photos provided by Hofwyl-Braodfield Plantation. Read more

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Glynn Academy is not only one of the oldest, publically funded coeducational systems in the US, but it began as an early American educational experiment. Mason Stewart shares that history and some recollections from Glynn Academy alumni. Read more

Culture & History

Lead Type in Drawers at Ashtantilly

Julie Andrew Tharpe

Not too far up the road in Darien, lies a little building filled with magic: drawers and drawers of letters, numbers, and logos, meticulous carvings on block, reams of paper, and inky centuries-old presses. This is the Ashantilly Press. Read more

Culture & History

On March 27-29, Cassina Garden Club will hold a “Cabin Fever Weekend” in their ongoing fundraising for “Cabin Fever.” The highlight of that weekend is the “Cabin Sleepover” with Joe McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project. Read more

Events

Sharon Fisher, Jane Lafferty, Pat Galloway

Natalie Bishop

Ingenious gingerbread replicas of historic buildings and landmarks were the centerpieces of this fundraiser presented by the Historic Brunswick Foundation and Straton Hall Events to support purchase of the Historic Dart House. Read more

People & Places

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society has partnered with the St. Simons Land Trust to offer history tours of Cannon's Point Preserve January 16 and 30; February 13 and 27. Archaeology consultant Myrna Crook will provide in-de Read more

Culture & History

The Coolidges on Sapelo

Courtesy of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society.

In 1928, President Calvin Coolidge, his wife, Grace, and their Chow dog visited the Golden Isles. Read more

Culture & History

Cycling enthusiast and advocate, T.C. Hutson encourages readers to take to their bikes to explore St. Simons Island and offers some route suggestions that can supply sand and surf, good grub, and a dose of history. Read more

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